ETFs

Jan
15

Artificial intelligence has arrived in investing but humans are still dominating

Machines are starting to take the place of the people who flip burgers, drive across town and, lately, manage stock portfolios. Artificial intelligence is taking on a bigger role in making investment decisions. AI, including an ability to analyse data and actually learn from it, is considered useful in executing certain investing models, such as […]

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Sep
25

Reimagining wealth management for the digital age

David Levi looks at why responding to the digital challenge is not just about defence but about shaping a new era of wealth management. As consumer needs and the financial landscape evolve, major banks are being forced to reconsider their approach to wealth management services. Colonial First State, for example, has predicted that the retirement […]

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Aug
10

Locked out of property market? Five better places for Millennials to put money

By Clayton Howes – CEO of MoneyMe Life sucks for an aspiring property owner right now. You probably already know that the average price of a house in Australia ($656,800) is several (eight) times that of the average full-time yearly income ($78,832). You’ve probably already heard that in the past five years alone, wages have […]

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Jun
26

Former AFL star Ted Richards’ goal for robo adviser Six Park

Ted Richards learnt an important investment lesson as a young footballer, one that would lead him to pursuing a career in the financial services sector after he retired from sport. Richards was drafted to AFL club Essendon as a 17-year-old in late 2000 and once in the sporting system found himself getting paid relatively well […]

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Jun
19

Exchange traded fund opportunities and risks

Australia is a long way from having “biblical” exchange traded funds (ETFs), as the US does, that exclude companies that support lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender rights. But a rush of new ETFs in this market is creating controversy. Local issuers expect a massive conversion of investors into ETFs in the next five years, tripling […]

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May
23

Bitcoin blows past USD$2,100 for the first time

Bitcoin is seemingly unstoppable right now. The cryptocurrency topped both $US2,000 and $US2,100 for the first time on Sunday night/Monday morning. It’s now trading up $US106.11, or 5.2%, at $US2130.69 a coin. Monday’s advance has been fuelled by further weakness in the US dollar, and news that Peach has become Japan’s first airline to accept […]

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May
18

Millennials to drive huge passive funds management switch, threatening jobs

The massive generational group of Millennials will accelerate the seismic shift to passive fund management as they seek to grow and protect their wealth, costing the jobs of more stock-picking professionals, according to investment specialists. Jay Pelosky, principal of New York-based Pelosky Global Strategies, said the Millennials’ greater experience with technology compared with Baby Boomers, […]

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May
09

Fintech platform Stake wants to make investing in US stocks as easy as online shopping

There are a few particularly popular niches within the Australian fintech space, with online small business lenders to platforms allowing consumers to find and negotiate the right home loan particularly hot areas. Another is investment, with offerings popping up to target a breadth of consumers. From the likes of Acorns, which is gathering up a […]

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